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THE 



PARKDALE REGISTER: 



CONTAINING 



A HISTORY OF PARKDALE 



FROM ITS INCORPORATION TO THE PRESENT TIME, 



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COMPRISING 



FFICIAL ' STATIS TICS — POPULATION — CLIMATE — MUNICIPAL OFFI- 
CERS AND DEPARTMENTS RAILWAYS — CHURCHES — SCHOOLS 

^-nf SOCIETIES — PUBLIC, RELIGIOUS AND PHILANTHRO- 
PIC INSTITUTIONS — LOCAL CELEBRITIES — 
'business ANNOUNCEMENTS, 



AND 

AN ALPHABETICAL DIRECTORY 

OF THE 

INHABITANTS OF THE VILLAGE, 

AND 

PORTRAIT OF MAJOR GRAY, REEVE. 






\ COMPILED AND EDITED BY JOHN (J. SCOTT. 



Toronto, i88i : 

BENGOUGH, MOORE & BENGOUGH, PUBLISHERS, 

55 & 57 Adelaide Street East. 

Price five cents each. 



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Broker, Insurance and General Financial Ag*ent, 

No. 9 Toronto St., Toronto. 



RESIDENCE — Jameson Avenue, near King' St., Parkdale\ 



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Rates. 

Loans Negotiated. Estates Managed 



Some \'ery Imhc Building Sites in Parkdale for Sale 
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THE 

ARKDALE REGISTER: 

CONTAINING 

A HISTORY OF PARKDALE 

FROM ITS INCORPORATION TO THE PRESHNT TIME, 

COMPRISING 

lOFFICIAL STATISTICS — POPULATION — CLIMATE — MUNICIPAL OFFI- 
CERS AND DEPARTMENTS — RAILWAYS — CHURCHES — SCHOOLS 
— SOCIETIES — PUBLIC, RELIGIOUS AND PHILANTHRO- 
PIC INSTITUTIONS — LOCAL CELEBRIIIES — 
BUSINESS ANNOUNCEMENTS, 



AND 



AN ALPHABETICAL DIRECTORY 



OF THE 



INHABITANTS OF THE VILLAGE, 



AND 



PORTRAIT OF MAJOR GRAY, REEVE. 



COMPILED AND EDITED BY JOHN (J. SCOTT. 



Moore & Bengough. 



Toronto, i88i : 

BENC.OUGH, MOORE & BENGOUGH, PUBLLiHERS, 

55 & 57 Adelaide Street East. 

Price five cents each. 



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'TpHE Village of Parkdale is situated on the eastern side of 
•*• Humber Bay, on the N. \V. shore of Lake Ontario, in the 
Province of Ontario, Dominion of Canar^a. It is distant about 
three miles from St. Lawrence Hall in the City of Toronto, and 
is bounded north, by Brockton ; south, by Humber Bay ; east, by 
Toronto ; and west, by the Township of York. The site is higher 
than that of the major portion of Toronto, and is exceedingly 
picturesque, being surrounded by a landscape that possesses all 
the varying attractions afforded by the beautiful Ontario, and the 
diversified scenery of an undulatmg expanse of fertile country, 
wooded, watered, cultivated, and adorned with attractive homes. 

THE BEGINNING. 

The Toronto House Building Association becoming impressed 
)y the advantages which the present site of Parkdale afforded as 
H place of residence, purchased, about six years ago, first twenty, 
|ind afterwards thirty, acres of land in this locality. They then 
trocured the building of a sidewalk from the western limits of 
Toronto across the territory thus acquired, and proceeded to set 
forth the merits of their new enterprise. The result was the 
Ibunding of a settlement, and in course of time several elegant 
^sidences were erected by the purchasers of lots. Streets were 
lid out, and a community began to form. 

; THE INCORPORATION. 

In a few years this community increased greatly in numbers, and 
<he people being progressive and independent, they determined 

fot to amalgamate with Toronto, but to establish a separate muni- 
ipality. • It being ascertained that the population amounted to 
le number required by law, a meeting of the inhabitants was 
[ailed, a vote taken, and incorporation decided upon. To effect 
lis it was necessary to obtain a by-law from the local govern- 
lent of the County of York, and while this was being procured, 
i'oronto made three vigorous but unsuccessful attempts to absorb 
le aspiring village. Parkdale was, however, incorporated in 
muaiy, 1879, the Council and Officers being as follows :^^ 



PARKDALE. 



REEVE : 

Major J. Gray. 

councillors: 
J. H. Davis, Esq. Char. Prankish, Esq. 

U. A. Walker, Esq. Jos. Norwich, Esq. 

Solicitor — G. B. Gordon. 

Treasurer — J. S. Lockie. Clerk — J. B. McLachlan. 

Medical Health Ofjicer — Dr. E. Playter. 

Assessors — Messrs. T. Coles and J. Govvanlock. 

Collector — Kobt. Clarke. 

Fence Viewers — Messrs. Lighti'oot, Beaumont, and Yearsley. 

Road Overseer — Robt. Brown. 

Constables — Messrs. J. Quin and Robt. Brown. 

Pound-keeper — Robt. Moor. 

The Council and Officers for r88i are as follows : — 

REEVE : 

Major J. Gray. 

COUNCILLORS : 

Chas. Frankish, Esq. J. Thompson, Esq. 

U. A. Walker, Esq. Thos. Coles, Esq. 

Solicitor — G. B. GORDON. 

Treasurer—]. S. Lockie. Clerk — J. B. McLachlan. 

Auditors— W. Fahey and F. Wilson. 

Medical Health Officer — Dr. E. Playter. 

Assessor— Wvon Mac Math. 

Collector — Robt. Clarke. 

F^ftce Viewers — Messrs. Lightfoot, Beaumont and 

Yearsley. 

Road Overseer — Geo. Pearce. 

Constables— M'P.^^KS. J. QuiN and G. Pearce. 

Pound-keeper— Yi^^UKi/i TiMMS. 

The first Council were all re-elected the second year, but the 
next year Messrs. Davis and Norwich were not candidates. 

IMPROVEMENTS. 

Since its incorporation, Parkdale has steadily grown ^and pro- 
gressed. Its progress has been greatly aided by the local im- 
provement and frontage tax system, in accordance with which 
each man pays for the improvement in front of his own place alone, n 
During the first year, seven miles of sidewalk and four miles of ir 
roadway were constructed. The sum of $58,000 is being ex- & 
pended for drainage, and $30,000 for water works. The deben- K\ 
tures for the former outlay brought seven per cent premium, and a 



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Kisn, Esq. 
CH, Esq. 

[cLachlan. 

YTER. 
IWANLOCK. 

r, and Yearslev. 
. Brown. 

ows : — 



those for the latter eleven per cent. When the date of the deben- 
tures expires the debt is paid. The peoi)le are actuaily not in 
debt for such improvements, as they pay the inti rest every year 
and the sinking ."- -"d pays the debt. 

The following summary of rcrcijits and disbursements, com- 
piled from the Auditor's Report for iSHo, will prove interesting 
in this connection : 



RECKIPT.S. 

Assessed taxes coUcdLd li-'.ji) 



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MPSON, Esq. 
Coles, Esq. 

vIcLachlan. 

[LSON. 
AYTER. 



lAUMONT and 
E. 

Pearce. 

IS. 

econd year, but the 
candidates. 

lily grown .and pro- 
1 by the local im- 
rdance with which 
his own place alone, 
c and fpur miles of 
8,000 is being ex- 
vorks. Thedeben- 
cent premium, and 



Debentures sold 
From other sources 



niSnURSEMFATS. 

Balance due Treasurer 31st Dec. 1879 
Debenture interest 

Salaries and wages - - - . 
School Jioard . . . . 
Fire Department - . - . 
Miscellaneous .... 
Local improvements 
Balance in hands of Treasurer 



$ ^Si 63 
4,609 59 

13.509 5^> 
1,305 66 

$20,306 44 

$8,650 41 

■ 1,114 08 
i,oS3 46 

• 1,723 72 
443 05 

■ 1,206 53 

5-5 K 67 



$:3o,3o6 44 
The streets are regular, arc kept in good repair, and .uc orna- 
lented with young trees. The law to prevent cattle and hogs 
from running at large, is very stringent, and, as a consequence, the 
trees do not require boxes around them. Somewhat of a saving 
is thereby effected, as the boxes generally cost more than the trees. 
Every means of improvement that enlightened judgment can su<j-- 
j^est, and judicious management effect, is employed to give Park- 
ilale a deserved pre-eminence among the villages of the Dominion. 

REAL ESTATE. 

The condition of the real estate market in any community is a 
very reliable index of enterprise and progress. At the present 
time there is an unusually large amount of capital seeking invest- 
ment in building, and, as a consequence, the real estate market 
in Parkdale is exceedingly active. This branch of business has 
also received an impetus from the steadily increas'ng desire ot 
those whose avocations require them to spend much of their time 
mid the bustle of Toronto, of providing themselves with a quiet 




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4 PARKDALE. 

home in an agreeable locality to which they can retire when busi- 
ness hours are over. The inducements which Parkdale offers to 
this class of persons is being better appreciated every day, and new 
residences are in constant course of erection. The prosperity of 
a place is not, however, always in proportion to the number of 
splendid edifices in which rich men live, but can be more accu- 
rately determined by the condition of the working and middle- 
classes. The unpretentious homes of the people, neat and com- 
fortable, are* undeniable evidences of general thrift and prosperity, 
and these are to be found in abundance in Parkdale. 

The following statement will exhibit the assessed value of real 
and personal property for 1880 and 1881 : — 

1880. 1881. 

Value of Real Property, ... - $503,423 $813,610 

Taxable Income and Personal Property, - 3>285 5j400 

$505,708 $819,010 
This is an increase of $313,302 over last year. It will be re- 
membered that the figures give merely the assessed value and not 
the real value, which is always much greater than the former. 

POPULATION. 

In 1879 the population was 785 ; by the last census it was 1 183, 
but at present it may be safely estimated in round numbers at 
1800, as it is continually increasing by the advent of new residents. 
These accessions to the community come from the industrial and 
prosperous classes, and are almost entirely people who select 
Parkdale as their home on account of its many inviting advan- 
tages of location either for residence or business. The inhabi- 
tants are intelligent and progressive in a high degree ; the cultured 
elem.ents of society being liberally represented. Basing the esti- 
mate upon a consideration of the conditions of the growth of 
new places, it is within the limits of reasonable anticipation to 
predict that the population will reach 7,000 within five years. 

CLIMATE. 

The mean temperature of the year in Toronto, is 44' 4 ; Win- 
ter 26° 4 ; Summer 63° 8. These figures will serve very well for 
Parkdale, except that the heat of summer is tempered by the 
breezes from Lake Ontario which dispense a refreshing coolness 
that is lacking in the close and sultry city. It is well known that 
places situated near large bodies of water have a higher tempera- 



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an retire when busi- 
1 Parkdale offers to 
1 every day, and new 
The prosperity of 
n to the number of 
can be more accu- 
orking and middle- 
ople, neat and com- 
hrift and prosperity, 
rkdale. 
ssessed value of real 



1880. 

503,423 

3.285 



1881. 
$813,610 
5,400 



505,708 $819,010 
ear. It will be re- 
essed value and not 
han the former. 

t census it was 1183, 
1 round numbers at 
mt of new residents, 
m the industrial and 
people who select 
lany inviting advan- 
iness. The inhabi- 
degree ; the cultured 
;d. Basing the esti- 
is of the growth of 
able anticipation to 
thin five years. 

ito, is 44" 4 ; Win- 
serve very well for 

is tempered by the 

I refreshing coolness 
is well known that 

/e a higher tempera- 



ture m winter than those in the same latitude situated farther in- 
land. This modifying circumstance has also its effect upon the 
winter in Parkdale. 

The place is not subject to malarial influences and is uncom- 
monly healthy. 

THE WATER WORKS. 

These important works will be located at the western limit of the 
village on the Lake shore road. 

They will comprise an engine house, pumping house, and com- 
pression chamber. The engines will be of forty-five horse power, 
and will be built in Toronto, from designs brought from Port 
Huron, Mich. The Holly system will be used, and the water 
pumped from a large crib in the Lake, which will also serve as a 
filtering basin, the water passing through ten feet of stone and 
gravel before reaching the pumps. The conduit pipe will have 
flexible joints, there will be close upon five miles of water mains, 
and thirty-two double nozzle hydrants. The maximum capacity 
of the works will be 2,000,000 gallons per day, and they will have 
the power to throw six streams at a time. 
J The water works will be completed by the end of the year, and 
' will be under the supervision of Mr. John Patrick, who has been 
appointed chief engineer and possesses the requisite ability to fill 
his important po.sition in an efficient manner. 

ELECTRIC LIGHT. 

During the coming year the electric light will be introduced 
into Parkdale for the purposes of public and private illumination. 
The motive power, which is the most expensive part of the ar- 
rangement, can be secured through the liberal co-operation of Mr. 
Essery, of the firm of Esse'-y & Reid, whose Planing Mill is in the 
immediate vicinity of the village and who will supply the requisite 
steam power free. If so desired a vote of the people will be 
taken in regard to the purchase of the remaining necessary ma- 
terial. 
^ The Council have received the following estimate of 
material, etc. : 

I Wrought Iron Tower, 200 ft. high - 

I No. 5 machine 

4 Double 4,000 candle power lamps 

Freight, wire, etc ------ - 



the cost of 

- $2,225 

1,200 

- 320 
200 



Total 



$3,945 






PARKDALE. 



To this must be added 33% duty. The carbons cost $6.25 per 
100 or one cent per hour for each lamp. A power equal to that 
of six horses would be required to operate the above. 



POLICE. 

Two policemen, one for day and one for night service, are 
found sufficient for the preservation of good order. 

FIRE DEPARTMENT. 

The Fire Hall occupies a portion of the Public Hall building. 
The Fire Brigade consists of thirty-four volunteer firemen. The 
engine and hose-reel are of first-class manufacture, and the Bri- 
gade is thoroughly equipped for efficient service. The officers 
are as follows : — T. Coles, Chief ; A. Craig, Captain ; T. Booth, 
ist Lieut. ; E. Bar well, 2nd Lieut. ; C. Toplis, ist Branchman ; 
J. Crawford, 2nd Branchman; T. Gander, ist Engineer; G. 
Pierce, 2nd Engineer- U. A. Walker, Treas. ; J. Beaumont, 
Secretary. 

Last year the Brigade attended six fires, two of which were 
outside of the village. On the ist of August last they had a 
grand social turn-out and a gala day generally. 

RAILWAYS. 

The following five lines of railway are in the immediate vicinity 
of Parkdale : — Grand Trunk, Great Western, Northern, Toronto, 
Grey & Bruce, and Credit Valley. 

Manufacturers would find the contiguity of these railroads, and 
also of Lake Ontario, of great benefit, as they could ship their 
products either by rail or water. Manufacturers located on the 
west side of Toronto are beginning to realize the advantages which 
Parkdale affords in this particular, and the idea of erecting a 
large union station here is already entertained. 

PUBLIC HALL. 

This is a substantial brick edifice, built in an attractive style 
of architecture. The dimensions are 70 x 35 feet, and three 
stories hi^^h. One portion of the ground floor is occupied by the 
Fire Department. The remaining portion contains tiie Council 
Chamber, Committee Rooms, the Lock-up, the Safety Vault for 
public documents, &c., and G. G. Pursey's boot and shoe manu- 
factory. 

The Council Chamber is fitted up with every convenience suitable 
to the purposes for which it is used, and is elegantly but not extra v- 



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ADVERTISKMENT6. 



R. S. KING, 



ns cost $6.35 per I 
3wer equal to that f 

bove. I 

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night service, are ■•^ • . r^^ - -t^ 

Ber. Groceries, Choice leas, 



lie Hall building, 
er firemen. The 
ture, and the Bri- 
ncc. The officers 
iptain; T. Booth, 
I St Branchman ; 
[St Engineer; G. 
s. ; J. Beaumont, 

wo of which were 
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immediate vicinity 
"J^orthern, Toronto, 

liese railroads, and 
y could ship their 
i*s located on the 
; advantages which 
dea of erecting a 



in attractive style 
5 feet, and three 
is occupied by the 
itains tiie Council 
2 Safety Vault for 
>t and shoe manu- 

)nvenience suitable 
titly but not extrav- 



Coffees. Spices. 

CROSS & BLA^CKWELL'S 

4 Pickles and Sauces 



A SPECIALTY. 



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CANNED GOODS 



Of all Descriptions. 



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All the Staples and Specialties 

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agantly furnibhcd. The hangings are of a rich, crimson fabric, 
the chairs being upholstered to correspond. Each member of the 
Council is provided with a chair and desk. The Reeve's chair is 
very handsome, and on it are carved the village coat of arms with 
the motto " Progress and Economy," which is in keeping with 
the tenor of the mimicinrJ management. There is an appropriate 
desk for the clerk and a table for reporters. From the ceiling de- 
pends a graceful chandelier, and the whole chamber has been ar- 
ranged with a regard for good taste and utility. 

A spacious con* ert hall occupies the greater part of the second 
floor. The remainder is divided into rooms, in one of which the 
meetings of the New Church are at present held. It is expected 
that the other rooms on this floor will be devoted to the uses of 
the Mechanics' Institute. 

On the third floor is the beautifully furnished hall of Alpha 
Lodge of Freemasons, No. 384, G.R.C. This is a " Blue " lodge, 
and the azure hue of the exquisite embellishments produces a 
delightful effect. On this floor is also a very neatly arranged 
hall,, in which are held the meetings of the Odd Fellows, the 
Good Templars, the Royal Templars, and the Sons of England. 

The Public Hall is admirably adapted for the purposes it sub- 
serves ; it is well ventilated, and the attentive supervision of Mr. 
Cornelius Davis, the caretaker, keeps it in continual good order. 



CHURCHES. 

Each of the following churches has a large membership and a 
continually increasing attendance. Their Sunday-schools are 
actively conducted and are in a very flourishing condition. 

ST. mark's church. 
[y' Services at 11 a. m., and 7 p. m. Sabbath-school at 3 p. m. 
Rev. C. L. Inglis, Incumbent. 

PARKDALE METHODIST CHURCH. 

Services at 11 a. m., and 7 p.m. Sabbath-school at 2.30 p. m. 
Rev. S. VV. Campbell, B. I)., Pastor. 

PARKDALE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. 

Services at 11 a. m., and 7 p. m. Sabbath-school at 3 p. m. 
Rev. W. A. Hunter, Pastor. 



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THE MEDICAL HALL, 

' Queen Street, Parkdale. 

i G. A. DEVLIN, 

IMPORTER AND DEALER IN 

I'lire Drugs and Chemicals, ^ • 

French and English Perfumery, 
English and Am^erican Patent Medicines, 

Toilet Articles, Combs, Brushes, Sponges, 

And Druggists' Sundries of Every Description. 



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Proprietor of the following proprietary medicines and preparations : 

pevlirCs Pectoral Cough Mixture- ; Devlin'' s Croup, Mixture ; 
j DevlirCs Meloder ma^ for chapped hands ^ roughness of the 
I skin^ sunburn^ h^c. ; Devlin's Rosemary Tonic 

i Solution, for the Hair. 

Fresh supplies of the following foreign preparations constantly received : 

^no's Fruit Salt ; Gandes' Antephelic Milk, for the complex- 
Ion ; Rimmel's Toilet Vinegar ; German and French 
; Cologne ; Hydroeline (Hydrated Oil) ; Lami- 

plough's Pyretic Saline ; Valentine's 
Meat Juice ", Liebig's Extract of 
Meat ; Swiss Condensed 
Milk. ; etc., etc. 

Pure Wines and Liquors lor Medicinal Purposes, 

SCHOOL BOOKS AND STATIONERY, 

i |^=OPEN DAY AND NIGHT. 



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SCHOOLS. 

The public school building is a substantial structure, having a 
very pleasant location on Jameson Avenue. The school is graded 
and comprises four divisions. The principal is J. A. Wismer, 
Esq., who is assisted by Miss Warwick, Miss Somerville and Miss 
Dallas. Vhe average attendance for the first half of the present 
year was about i8o. At the last examination 42 certificates of 
honour were given, those receiving them having been neither absent 
nor late during the term. These certificates are very handsome 
and are highly prized by the recipients. 

Particular attention is paid to English composition, letter writ- 
ing and business forms. Free-hand blackboard drawing, map-draw- 
ing in colours, book-keeping, commercial arithmetic and vocal 
music are taught. The ordinary programme of common school 
studies is thus varied to advantage. 

Mr. Wismer is an undergraduate of the second year of the 
University of Toronto, and took honours in classics, English and 
French. Before coming to Parkdale he taught three years in 
Streetsville, during one of which he was assistant master in the 
High School. 

The lady teachers are well qualified, energetic and successful. 
The school is admirably conducted in all respects and is well ap- 
preciated by parents and pupils. 

The " Howard-street School," Alexander Muir, B. A., teacher, 
has been until recently under the supervision of the Parkdale 
School Board. It is now attached to I3rockton. Mr. Muir is an 
accomplished scholar and teacher. 

THE SCHOOL BOARD 

Consists of J. M. Wingfield, chairman ; J. Dickie, D. C. Walter- 
house, J. Ellis, Dr. A. M. Lynd, and J. B. McLachlan, sec. 



SOCIETIES. 

FREEMASONS. 

Alpha Lodge, No. 384, G. R. C, of Free and Accepted Masons, 
organized for work under a dispensation from the Grand Lodge, 
Oct. 7, 1880. July 2, 1 88 1, it was consecrated and dedicated by 
the Most Worshipful Grand Master of Canada, James A. Hen- 
derson, Esq., of Kingston, Ont. The following are the officers : 
J. Gray, Parkdale, W. M. ; G. Tait, I. P. M. ; J. Verral, S. W. ; C. 
P. Sparling, J. W. ; W. Fahey, Secretary ; T. \V. Rawlinson, 



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PARKDALE. 
Hair Cutting, Shaving, Shampooing, Seafoaming, &c. Special attention 
1 given to dressing children's hair. Everything* in the Tonsorial 

Art done to perfection. 
One door west of Union Hotel, Queen st., Paxkdale. A call sol icited. 

' iSf^v\\\ } M. J. HYNES & BRO,, { ^tiSH: 
I Fine Plasterers, 

88 York St., Opposite Rossin House, TORONTO. 
] PANEL CEILINGS. ENRICHMENTS. 



i DORLIXG Sc SON, 

• MERCHANT TAILORS AND GENTS' OUTFITTERS, 
No. 3 Brick Block, West of Brockton Road, Parkdale. 

'I S^ First-cla vs Cloth. First-class Trimniiiigs. Honest Work. Stylish Cutting. Thirty 
"Vears" experienco. Best local references. "Small profits and quick returns." Call and 

udsje for your; elves, gentlemen. Full Stock Fall Tweeds and Cloths. Everything 'you need in 

utAtting. '■ The Tailor makes the Man." 



uir, B. A., teacher, 
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i MRS. B. E. LEAMEN, 

I i {Next door to PostOffice) 

iLadieL' and Children's Underclothing. Gentlemen's Furnish- 
I ing Goods. Dry Goods. Fancy Goods. 

kie, D. C. Walter- i MILLINERY A SPECIALTY. 
McLachlan, sec. I - 



Accepted Masons, 
the Grand Lodge, 
. and dedicated by 
la, James A. Hen- 
g are the officers : 
. Verral, S. W. ; C. 
T. W. Rawlinson, 



1 DR. A. M. LYND, 

I QUEEN STREET, 

Ooroner Oou.nty of Yorls.. 

I DR. G. G. ROV^/E, 

^Member College Physicians and Surgeons, Ontario, 

Graduate Toronto University, 
PHYSICIAN TO HOME FOR INCURABLES. 



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Treasurer ; T. W. Rawlinson, Organist ; A. H. Welch, Chaplain ; 
A. Stuttaford, D. of C ; T. Booth, S. S. ; J. Norwich, J. S. ; A. 
M. Lynd, M.D., S. D. ; W. Rankin, J. D. ; A. Craig, I. G. ; S. B. 
Hall, Tyler. 

The lodge meets on the first Thursday in the month in its ele- 
gant lodge-room in the Public Hall, which is mentioned in the 
description of that building. 

ODDFELLOWS. 

Parkdale Lodge, No. 74, Canadian Order of Oddfellows, was 
organized May 16 1881, with twenty-seven members. Since 
that time its numbers have greatly increased, and it is now in a 
highly flourishing condition. Its officers are as follows : J. Nor- 
wich, P. N. G. ; E. J. Voss, N. G. ; J. Davies, V. G. ; S. Hobbs, 
Secretary ; J. Norwich, Treasurer ; A. H. Welch, Warden ; R. S. 
King, Conductor ; G. S. Booth, R. S. N. G. ; R. Raston, L. S. 
N. G. ; A. Barwell, R. S. V. G. ; E. Barwell, L. S. V. G. ; W. 
Ralston, I. G. ; H. Ferret, O. G. ; J. Barnes, P. G. Lecture Initia- 
tion Master. Meets every alternate Monday since May i6th. 

SONS OF ENGLAND. 

The Sons of England Benevolent Society, Somerset Lodge, No 
10, meets the second and fourth Thursday in every month. The 
officers are : W. Goodman, President ; G. Pearce, Vice-President ; 
T. J. White, Secretary ; B. Goodman, Treasurer ; T. P. Worth, 
Chaplain. This lodge is rapidly increasing in numbers. The 
Order has only been established about six years, and has already 
over one thousand members in the Dominion. 

ORANGEMEN. 

Parkdale Orange Lodge, No. 207, meets the second Monday of 
each month. 

J. Norwich, W. M. ; J. Burns, 1). M.; J. B. Davis, Sec. ; J. 
Gray, Treas. ; F. Pearce, Chaplain ; J. Syme, First C. M. 

INDEPENDENT ORDER OF TEMPLARS. 

Beacon Light Lodge, No. 7, meets Monday nights. U. A. 
Walker, W. C T. ; J. Gander, Sec. 

ROYAL TEMPLARS OF TEMPERANCE. 

This total abstinence and mutual benefit organization is con- 
tinually increasing in growth and influence. The Council in 
Parkdale meets every Tuesday evening. J. B. McLachlan, S.C. 



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NEW HARDWARE STORE. 

John Wanless & Son, 

COR. OF QUEEN ST. &- BROCKTON ROAD, PARKDALE. 

A GOOD ASSORTMENT OF 

CUTLERY, GLASS, PAIJVTS AKB OLLS. 

Guns, Revolvers, and Ammunition of all kinds. 

F?lea,se Oeill a,ncl 



UNDER THE BIG SLIPPER. 



Boots, Shoes, Fancy Slippers, 

TRUNKS, SATCHELS AND VALISES. 

G. G. PURSEY, 

Queen St.^ second door west of Parkdale Hotels and under the 

Town Hall. 

THE PARKDALE PHARMACY 

OPPOSITE ELH GROVE. 



•W. S. R.0BI2SrS01T, 

(Eraminer in Practical Dispensing, Ontario College of Pharmacy) 



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IJBERAL CONSERVATIVE ASSOCIATION. 

This Association has an extensive membership. Major John 
Gray is President, and W. P. Atkinson, Esq., Secretary. 

MAGDALENE ASYLUM. 

This institution is managed by the Sisters of our Lady of Charity 
and Refuge, who are sometimes known as the Sisters of the Good 
Shepherd. The object of the Institution is the reclamation oi 
unfortunate women. It is also a reformatory for small children 
Mother St. Aloysius is at present the Mother Superior. 

, mechanics' institute. . 

Somewhere about a year ago the question of organizing a 
Mechanics' Institute was agitated. Money was subscribed and 
books purchased. The idea has not yet been fully consummated, 
but there is no doubt that before long the Mechanics' Institute will 
be an established fact. There is a great deal of literary, artistic 
and scientific culture in Parkdale, and the tastes of the community 
demanding intelligent gratification will cause the establishment of 
this and kindred institutions. 

the TORONTO HOME FOR INCURABLES. 

The objects of this Institution ate to afford maintenance, nurs- 
ing, and medical and surgical aid to persons suffering from incur- 
able disease, and to provide for ihem, while inmates of the Home 
the ministrations of the Gospel. 

The Home is a spacious brick edifice, having a delightful loca- 
tion in the vicinity of the Lake. The interior is bright and pleas- 
ant, and the inmates give evidence of being as happy as can be 
expected from those in their condition. The affairs of the Insti- 
tution are under the management of a Board of which the majority 
are ladies. The Home is under the patronage of His Excellency 
the Governor-General (Marquis of Lome) and Her Royal Highness 
the Princess Louise, and the following is the Board of Maiiace- 
ment : Rev. Dr. John Potts, President -, Miss Dick, ist Direct- 
ress ; Mrs. Manning, 2nd Directress ; Mrs. John Kay, 3rd Direct- 
ress ; Mrs. Mulholland, Treasurer ; Mrs. Curr.herland, Secretary • 

Miss Gilmor, Assistant Secretary ; Honorary Member Mrs. T* 

B. Robinson ; Life Members — Mrs. Foley, Mrs. Grant MacDon- 
ald. The Lady Superintendent is Mrs. A. Craigie, whose ami- 
able disposition and business qualities render her peculiarly fitted 
to successfully perform the onerous duties of her trying position. 



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QUEEN ST.. NORTH OF COWAN AVENUE- 

Staple -f Dry t Goods 



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O-FtOOERIES. 

AGENT FOR THE LI-QUO R TEA CO. 

OF LONDON, ENGLAND. 
DO SOLELY A CASH BUSINESS. 



MRS. M. A. W^ATERS, 

AND DEALER IN 

HamSy Bacon, Lard, 

Corned Beef, Pickled' Tongue, 

Figs' Feet, Tripe, Poultry, 

Fruit and Vegetables, 

FRESH SAUSAGE A SPECIALTY. 



Substantials for Picuics and Suppers provided 

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Major John (Jray, the Rccvu, is one of the most public- 
spirited men in Pfirkdale. His active and judicious influence has 
been most advantageously felt in the development of the village, 
and his management of municipal affairs has been in every sense 
beneficial to the best interests of the community. 

Major dray was born in Yorkville, York Co., Ontario, is Com- 
mander of the Toronto Field Battery, of which Corps he has 
been a member since 1856. He is also Vice President of the 
Toronto Electoral Division Society, Vice President of the Toronto 
Horticultural Society, a Director of the Toronto Industrial Ex- 
hibition Association, President of the West York Liberal Con- 
servative Association, and holds other offices of trust and responsi- 
bility. He is proprietor of the Parkdale Nursery, the flourishing 
condition of which is due to his long practical and theoretical ex- 
perience, and his assiduous personal attention. 

Major Gray possesses the esteem and confidence of his fellow 
citizens. In his official capacity his c^dministrative ability has 
manifested itself in a far-seeing but judicious and practical course 
of action which has made him deservedly popular. In private life 
he is a free-hearted, liberal-minded pentleman. 

CHARLES G. MACIJETH & BRO. 

Mr. C. G. MacBeth is the son of the late John MacBeath, who 
was well and favourably known to the inhabitants of West Gwillim- 
bury. The firm have two saw-mills in Simcoe County, and do an 
extensive lumber business. Mr. C. G. MacBeth, who is the oldest 
of the family, represents the business in Parkdale, and has a complete 
stock of every requisite in his line. He thoroughly understands 
the business, having been brought up to it from boyhood, and 
under his energetic management the business is growing fast. 

CALEB WEEKS. 

Mr. Weeks is from London, England, and has been for five 
years in the plumbing and gas-fitting business in Toronto. He is 
building a row of stores in a most advantageous position in the 
western part of Parkdale, in one of which he intends to engage 
in the above business. He is a man of great experience in all 
departments of his occupation, and his w^ork is executed in a 
masterly manner. 





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Brick Block, Queen St., 

For which I have engaged the services of a First-class Workman, 



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JOHN MAUGHAN, JR. 

was among the first of the purchasers of real estate property in 
Parkdale. The satisfactory results of his investments prove that 
his confidence in the progress of the village was not misplaced. 
Mr Maughan was acquainted with the present site of Parkdale 
long before it was built upon, and has shot many a good fat snipe 
where the principal business establishments now stand. He is the 
Agent for the Royal Insurance Co. of England. 

R. S. KING* 

Mr. King is one of those representative, enterprising business 
men who are the pillars of every mercantile community. Possess- 
ing tact, foresight, and sterling unblemished honesty, such men 
are the elements of the assured prosperity which they not only 
promote but sustain. Mr. King came from Guelph to Parkdale 
about two years ago, having been in business both for himself and 
others in the former place since 1852. He established himself 
in the grocery line in Parkdale, and is doing a flourishing business. 
He will soon occupy a large new store which is in course of com- 
.■pletion near the toll-gate. He is a native of Grimsby, Lincoln- 
&iire England, and is familiar with both the dry-goods and 
grocery business. 

MRS. M. A. WATERS 

came recently from Guelph to Parkdale. In the former city she 
conducted the provision business, as set forth in her advertisement, 
for fifteen years, being widely and favourably known. She keeps 
a first-class stock of everything in her line, and deserves a liberal 
patronage. 

J. T. COATSWORTH. 

Mr. Coatsworth, who is a thoroughly reliable contractor and a 
first-class builder, was born in Toronto, in which city his father 
««as well known as a builder whose work was always satisfac- 
torily accomplished. Mr. Coatsworth has had a life-long experience 
in his business. He built the fine esplanade on the Lake front 
in Parkdale, and some elegant edifices testify to his skill and 
ability. He is erecting in all about thirty buildings this year. 
He is very careful in the selection of material, and gives to all his 
work that intelligent supervision which can only be bestowed by a 
fully competent man. Mr. Coatsworth is a resident of Parkdale, 
and his many good qualities make him a valuable acquisition, 



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BRICK-WORK, 



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CARPENTER WORK 



Done in a superior manner on the lowest terms. 



CONTRACTS EXECUTED 



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DR. G. G. ROV^E. 



Dr Rowe is a member of the Ontario College of Physicians 

and Surgeons, a graduate of the Toronto University and Physician 
to the Home for V^^curabks. He has become a resident of Park- 
dale during the pre^ '^"^ >'^^^^"' ^^^ ^^^ practice is rapidly growing. 

wylie's. 

This estahlishment <^«>^^ solely a cash business in staple 
groceries and drv qoods. -i^^e store will soon oe enlarged, which 
shows that a strictly cash L' USK^ess can be made a success in Park- 
dale, if properly conducted. ^V)'lle's have builr west of the toll- 
gate, in what promises to be nn important business locality. 
Their stock is well worth insp -ection, as their goods give satisfac- 
tion in every particular. TiHey are agents for the Li-Quor 1 ea 
Co., whose gift books are beco 'ming so widely appreciated. 

G. A. DEVLIN 

is a native of York Co., and a graduate of the Ontario School 
of Pharmacy. He served his tim e as a druggist in Yorkville and 
Toronto, thus acquiring a thorou ghly practical knowledge of the 
drug business in all its details. \ ^- Devlin recently received the 
appointment of Chemist to the Tc >!ronto Home for Incurables. 
He commenced business in Parkdal "^ in August 1876, and in Sep- 
tember 1880, his store was destroye ^ by fire. His energy was, 
however, too indomitable to succumb ^^ ^^^b a misfortune. He 
erected a new building at a cost of $5, »^oo, and for completeness 
and elegance his store challenges compi ^ison with any in Canada. 

WM. STEWART 

Is a builder whose operations have been ti^teasive during the pre- 
sent season. He has great faith in the Cuture of Parkdale, and 
is not only public-spirited, but sagacious an <i practical. 

JOHN WANLESS & SON. . 

The senior partner of this firm has been iii business in Guelph 
for several years. The firm has recently op ^ned an extensive es- 
tablishment in Parkdale, and their stock is n ot only well assorted, 
but complete in every particular. Mr. Wank -ss, Sr., has been a 
contractor for many years, and his expc irience makes him 
thoroughly acquainted with the qualities of ^ hardware goods re- 
quired by builders. The firm are located) in t :he Mussen Block, 
just west of the toll-gate, and invite attentic >n to% -their stock which 
includes both shelf and heavy hardware, 



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(Late John McBeath) 

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(xiLFORD ( On Nortliern and Norih- 
Phei.ps'jon f Weslern Railways. 



CHAS. G. MacBE'IH, Farkdale. 



WP»I. J. MacBETH, Gilford. 



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Jobbing promptly attended to and Estimates 

Furnished. 
CORNER MARION ST. a O'HARA AVE. 

PARKDALE. 



Fruit and Ornamental Trees 



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CiiUivatecl and For Sale hy John Gra/ij, 

AT THE 

Parkdale Nurseries 

ESTABLISHED 1352. 



JOSEPH A. WISEMAN, 



V"eg3t£tloles a,ncl. Friait- 

PARKDALE ^n^ CITY EXPRESS, 
Corner Jameson Avenue & Queen Sts. 



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BOOTH BROS. 



The firm of Booth Bros., grocers, etc., consists of Geo S. & 
Thos. W. Booth, who are originally from Bolton Village, Albion. 
Their goods are of pure quality and high grade, and the demand 
for them is increasing so fast as to materially expand their business. 

Mr. G. S. Booth was formerly foreman inGoderich of the largest 
flour mill in Canada. He was eighteen years of age when he 
commenced to work in the mill, and when twenty-one he was ap- 
pointed foreman from among 125 hands working in the same 
establishment. This position he held until recently, when he en- 
tered into a co-partnership with his brother in Parkdale. 

Mr. T. W. Booth has been ten years in the grocery 
business. During a portion of that time he was in 
business for himself in Toronto. On the 27th May, 1880, he 
had the misfortune to be burned out in Parkdale, and as 
he was not insured the calamity was enough to utterly discourage 
most young men. Mr. Booth, however, found that his integrity 
and sound business qualities had gained him friends. He was 
encouraged to start again, and upon his brother entering into 
partnership with him the business received a decided impetus. 

The Booth Bros, are prominent examples of what Canadian 
young men are capable of accomplishing who possess good-sense, 
moral principles, and undaunted perseverance. 

W. S. ROBINSON 

is proprietor of the Parkdale Pharmacy, and has a similar estab- 
lishment in Yorkville. Mr. Robinson is a druggist of extensive 
experience, and is examiner in practical dispensing in the Ontario 
College of Pharmacy. 

M. J. HYNES & BRO. 

This firm is located at 88 York St., Toronto, but as their 
line of business, which includes everything in ornamental plaster- 
ing, is not represented in Parkdale, they are presented in the 
Register, and attention called to their advertisement. Their work 
is very artistic, and gives great satisfaction. 

JOHN THORNTON 

keeps a book store, and has also a varied stock which comprises 
crockery, tobacco, cigars, etc. He has been connected with the 
Globe newspaper office for many years and is a man of great reli- 
ability and sound practical judgment. 



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ESSERY & REID. 



This firm, who are spoken of elsewhere in connection with the 
electric light, have an extensive planing and moulding establish- 
ment in the vicinity of Parkdale. They have done a great deal 
towards encouraging the establishment of manufacturies on the 
west side of Toronto, and are supplying some of them with power. 
They have organized a Temperance Society in the neighbourhood 
of their establishment, of which about thirty of their employees 
have become members, and several since joining the Society have 
bought houses, built for them by Messrs. Essery & Reid, in which 
they and their families are now residing. The firm aro public- 
spirited in a high degree, and are not only promoting their own 
welfare, but also that of others. Their business is increasing very 
fast, and such men certainly deserve prosperity. 

SAMUEL HOBBS 

comes from London, England, and has been in Parkdale four 
years. He is a first-class tinsmith, having learned his trade with 
C. T. Whatmough, of Toronto. His advertisement deserves atten- 
tion. Mr. Hobbs is also the secretary of the Parkdale Lodge of 
Oddfellows. 

G. G. PURSEY 

has been but a few months in Parkdale, having removed there 
from Toronto, of which city he has been a resident for fifteen years. 
He is a native of Somersetshire, England. Mr. Pursey is a man of 
cultivated mind, and of no common order of literary ability. The 
spare time not occupied in business he devotes to literature and 
science, thus increasing his store of ideas and keeping his mental 
powers in active exercise. He is in the boot, shoe, and fancy 
slipper business, having two establishments in Parkdale, in one of 
which he manufactures. He makes a specialty of fancy slippers, 
and from long experience in the business is able to guarantee 
satisfaction in every particular. He is an active promoter of the 
project of establishing a Mechanics' Institute in Parkdale. 

JOSEPH A. WISEMAN 

is a native of Southampton, England. He has been two years in 
Parkdale, is engaged in the grocery and provision business, and 
manages the Parkdale and City Express. He is a very reliable 
young man, and his industrious habits have gained him much 
commendation. 



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IMITATED BY ALL. 

EQUALLED BY NONE, , . 

THE EASIEST TO LEARN, ' . 

THE LIGHTEST TO RUN, i:, ,. . ; 

and consequently ^ ^^,, 
^ THE BEST TO BUY. 

l*"* Ladies, call and see it before purchasing elsewhere, and save time and money. i^'DO- 

mestic Fashions for sale. «,. , »...jc«i.T?'T' *.- 

A. W. BRAIN, Sole Agent, 7 Adelaide St. E., Toronto. 

Repaiier of all kinds of Sewing Machines. Needles, Parts and Attachments for sale. 



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PARKDALE. 



J. B. M'LACHLAN, 

Clerk of the Council and Secretary of the School Board, is a 
native of Argyleshire, Scotland, but has been in Canada since early 
boyhood. He is a very painstaking, trustworthy man, and since 
coming to Parkdale about four years ago has identified himself 
with 'jvery movement tending to promote the moral and material 
prosperity of the village. He holds an excellent position in the of- 
fice of the Provincial Secretary, Toronto, and his affable but un- 
affected manner wins the regard of all with whom he is brought 
into business or social contact. 

HUGH MACMATH 

has been engaged in the insurance and real estate business in 
Parkdale since March 1879. He has had a long experience in 
both these branches west of Toronto, and came to that city to 
take charge of the insurance department in the office of Morton, 
Watson and Co. His attention was attracted to the advantages 
Parkdale offered for business, and he determined to reside there. 
Mr. MacMath's estimable qualities have gained the confidence of 
his fellow citizens and he stands high in their regard. He is the 
Assessor of the municipality and performs the critical duties of 
that office to the satisfaction of all concerned. 

THOMAS COLES 

is Postmaster and has been in Pa kdale about five years. He 
is the proprietor of a first class hardware store and does a very ex- 
tensive trade. The business of the Post Oflfice has rapidly in- 
creased, there being now about 150 boxes rented. Mr. Coles is 
a thorough business man. He is a member of the Council, 
Chairman of the Committee on Water Works and Electric Light, 
and Chief of the Fire Brigade. His abilities have been of great 
service in forwarding the improvements of the village. 

DR. A. M. LYND 

is the longest established physician in Parkdale, and is a gradu- 
ate of the Toronto University of the year 1875. After graduat- 
ing he became one of the resident assistant physicians of the 
Toronto General Hospital. The Doctor came to Parkdale from 
Bond Head, Simcoe Co., and his abilities have secured a most 
favourable recognition wherever he is known. He has a wide 
range of practice in Parkdale and vicinity. 



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J. C. MUSSEN 

is one of the most energetic and enterprising citizens of Park- 
dale. He was born in Indiana, Haldimand Co., Ontario. About 
four years ago he removed from Toronto to Parkdale. At that 
time he held a position in the Toronto Post Office, but being one 
of the first to perceive the advantages which the present site of 
Parkdale afforded for the founding of a village that would thrive 
and grow, he resigned his position in the Post Office and has since 
exercised his energies in aiding the progress of the place in which 
he takes so deep an interest. He signed the first notice call- 
ing a meeting for the purpose of incorporating Parkdale, and 
has steadily devoted his time and abilities to furthering the devel- 
opment of the village. Mr. Mussen is engaged in the real estate 
and insurance business. He has built several houses in Parkdale, 
and has just completed the erection of a fine business block on 
Queen-street, west of the toll-gate. He has always had great faith 
in the future of the village, and is one of those men whose estim- 
able qualities render them eminently serviceable to the community 
in which they reside. Prompt, industrious, and broadminded, Mr. 
Mussen is zealous in the prosecution of whatever he undertakes, 
and the effect of his indefatigable energy is clearly manifested in 
the rapid progress of Parkdale. 

MRS. B. B. LEAMEN. 

This lady conducts a very enterprising dry goods, fancy goods, 
and millinery establishment. Her stock is quite full and com- 
plete, including an excellent assortment of articles essential to a 
lady's wardrobe. Mrs. Leamen has the sincere respect and regard 
of a large circle of friends. 

WILLIAM PAHEY. 

This gentleman served with credit and distinction for ten years 
in the Queen's Own Rifles, and is now on the retired list, having 
attained the rank of Lieutenant. At the time of the Fenian in- 
vasion of Canada Mr. Fahey, who was then an Ensign, was 
wounded in the left knee, and taken prisoner at Limeridge. His 
gallant and meritorious conduct on that occasion made him con- 
spicious among the brave defenders of Canada. He was among 
the early settlers in Parkdale, and has Deen very instrumental in 
promoting the advancement of the village. He is one of the Au- 
ditors, and, although no office-seeker, takes a lively interest in 



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municipal affairs. He is also Auditor of the Commercial Travel- 
ers Association of Canada, and a delegate to the Synod from St. 
Mark's Episcopal Church. Mr. Fahey does an extensive insurance 
business, and represents several first-class companies. 

A. W. BRAIN 

has resided in Parkdale for nearly seven years, and has earnestly 
aided the progress of the village. He is an artizan and business 
man of a high grade of ability, and of extended experience. He 
is the Agent of the Domestic Sewing Machine, the great and 
striking peculiarity of which is its every-day character. It is a ma- 
chine for use — not for show. Its superiority is seen in the work 
that has to ^ ^ done in the family — not in useless and impractica- 
ble oddities. It needs no preparation, but is always ready. It 
does not get out of order, or break down, or refuse to work, but 
does all that is expected of it, and does it easily, quickly, and well. 
Mr. Brain also supplies needles for all kinds of machines, attach- 
ments, oil, threads, &c., and does repairing of all kinds of ma- 
chines at short notice. 



FIRE INSUR ANCE, 

Insurance effected at Lowest Current Rates on application to 
JOHN MAUGHAN, JR., 

GENERAL AGENT 

** Royal Insurance Company" of England, 

(Assets Twenty-three Million Dollars), 
FOK CITY OF TORONTO AND COUNTY OP YORK. 



OFFICES — Comer of Yonge and Wellington Streets, TORONTO. 



• W. H. ESSERY. J. M. REID. 

nUILDKRS AND MANUFACTURERS OF 

Sash, Doors,B!inds, Moulding & Flooring, 

SHEETING, WOOD TURNING, ,. [r . 

Band and Scroll Sawing, and general Joiner Work. 

ALL WORK KILN DRIED. 

Factory: Cor. Lisgar and Queen Sts., opposite Asylum^ Toronto, 



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Pioneer Tin, Iron and Copper Works. 

Queen St., cor. West Lodge Avenue. 

SAL^XJEL HOBBS, 

Dealer in Stoves, Lamps. Oil and House Furuishlngs. Manufacturer and Im- 
porter of Tin, Copper and Galvanized Iron Work. 



Repairing in Plumbing and Gas Fitting and Eave-troughing 
promptly attended to. 
^^^ Best Grades of Canadian and American Oil always on hand. 



CALEB WEEKS, , 

PLUMBING AND GAS FITTING. 



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All branches of work in every department of the above 

business, executed with dispatch and in 

a first-class manner. 

TERMS REASONABLE. 

J. THOENTON, 

(Parkdale Weigh Scales, opp. Elm C>^ove.) 

Bookseller and Stationer. 



SCHOOL BOOKS, IRVING'S s-cent MUSIC, 

BLANK BOOKS, FANCY GOODS, 

SEASIDE LIBRARY, VISITING CARDS, , , , 

ROBERTSON'S LIBRARY, BIRTHDAY CARDS, 



Crockery and .Glassw^are 

TOBACCO, CIGARS, &;c., &c. 



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Abbs, Robt I 
Atkinson, W P ' 
Barnes, Jas 
Barwell, Alfred 
Barwell, Geo C 
Beaumont, Jas 
Beaty, Jno 
Beddome, W C 
Bell, Geo 
Bengough, Thos 
Bennet, Geo 
Bernhard, M 
Black, A E 
Boardman, Geo 
Booth, T W 
Booth, G S 
Boyd, David 
Brain, S W 
Brayley, Robt C 
Breckenridge, 

Mrs 
Briggs, R J 
Brine, H J 
Briceland, P 
Briggs, S R 
Brown, David 
Bullivant, Jas 
Burns, W R 
Butcher, W W 
Bulchard, W N 
Calverley, Mos. 
Calverley,MrsE 
Carroll, Jas M 
Carthy, W 
Campbell,RevT 
Chalk, Chas 
Chamberlain, T 
Chase, Mrs M A 
Clark, Jno 
Clark, Robt 



PARKDALE REGISTER. 



DIRECTORY. 



Coatsworth, J T 
Colby, J C 
Coles, Thomas 

Postmaster 
Cooey, Jos 
Cox, Saml 
Craig, Alex 
Cramsey, J D 
Creighton, Jas 
Crawford, Jno 
Crowhursl, Misses 
Crowhursi, r j ' 
Cummings, Jas 
Culbert, Wm 
Crowhurst, F 

Davis, Jas 
Davis, J B 
Devlin, G A 
Dickey, Joseph 
Dillon, H W 
Donaldson, R A 
Dorling & Son 
Duff, Alex 
Duff, jr., Alex 
Dwyer, James 
Edwards, Geo 
Edwards, Mrs M 
Elford, Uzziah 
Emeler, John 
Fahey, Wm 
Fair, S A 
Falkiner, H T 
Fayle, V 
Finch,Charles S 
Fitzgerald, Thos 
Forbes, Benj 
Foster, James 
Frankish, Chas 
Gale, Wm 
Gander, Thos 



Garbett, R 
Gardner, Capt 
Gaynor, W 
Giles, C 
Godfrey, W 
Gooch, R N 
Goodman, Benj 
Goodman, Wm 
Goodman, Chris 
Goodwin, C M 
Goodwin, John 
Goodwin, J W 
Gordon, G B 
Gowanlock, Jas 
GowanlockjA G 
Gray, M* * "• J 
Greenfield, S 
Greenfield, Sam 
Greenshields, R 
Gregory, A T 
G Wynne, Miss E 
Hagerty, Mrs E 
Hall, Samuel E 
Hamilton, Wm 
Harris, J W 
Harvey, Jno 
Henratty, J 
Hartly, Gilb 
Helson, Walt 
Heslopp, David 
Hickey, Jas 
Hickey, Jno 
Hilsdon, Jos 
Hill, H J 
Hilsdon, Jas 
Kingston, W 
Hobbs, Samuel 
Home for Incur- 
ables, Mrs. C. 
Craigie, Mat. 



Horton, Samuel 
Hossack, Donld 
Hughes, James 
Hughes, J W 
Hunter, Rev W 
Hunter, Robt 
Hyssop, D 
Inglis, Rev C L 
Innes, F C 
Jackson, Jno 
Johnson, Chas 
Jones, A F 
Jones, W R 
Judd, H W 
Keeble, Jas 
Kelley, Jas 
Kennedy, R 
King, H T 
King, R S 
Kinzinger, Jac 
Kinzinger, Ed J 
Kinnear, Philip 
Larmer, Wm W 
Lauder,A, MPP 
Lawson, Alex 
Leamon, Jno 
Leamon, Mrs B 
Lee, Wm 
Lee, W S 
Lennox, Isaac 
Libby, Robt 
Lightfoot, W J 
Lightfoot, Wm 
Lightfoot, Chas 
Lockie, J S 
Long, Geo 
Lovell, Chas 
Lynch, Rd 
Lynd, A M,MD 
McBeth, C G 



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Macdonnell.JG 
MacKenzie,W J 
MacMath, H 
Malcolm, Mick 
Mansel, C F 
May, Jas W 
Meads, Edw 
Middleton,Alex 
* Middleton,WM 

Miles, Geo G 
Millmine, Ch C 
Mitchell, Wm 
Monro, W H 
Montgomery, Mrs 

Moody, Jno 
Moor, C A 
Moor, R 
Moore, Joshua 
Moore, Thos 
Moore, Robt 
Moore, S J 
Morgan J C 
Morris, R 
Munger, Mrrj vV 
Munger, W A 
Mussen, J C 
McBeth, C G 
McConnell, M 
McCord, Wm 
McCreary, Jno 
McHardy, Jno 
McKinley, Dan 
McKnight, And 
I McLachlan, JB 

McLean, Thos 
McMahon, H 
Mann, Jno 



Magdalene Asy- 
lum, Mother 
St. Aloysius, 
Superioress. 
Nightingale, Jas 
Noble, Miss PB 
Norwich, Jos 
Parker, J C 
Partridge, E J 
Patrick, Jno 
Pearce, Geo 
Peppiatt, P 
Pierce, Geo R 
Piatt, Wm 
Playter, Edw 
Ponsford, Wm 
Porter, Jas 
Post, Wm 
Post, Woodruff 
Powis, Wm 
Pursley ,G J 
Quin, Jno 
Raheley, J 
Raheley, G 
Raheley, T 
Ramsey, W J 
Rankin, Jas 
Rankin, Wm 
Rattan, Wm 
Rawlinson, Th's 
Rawlinson,T.W 
Rawcliffe, Mrs 
Ray, Hen 
Ray, W H 
Richardson, A 
Richmond, Ch's 
Ridout, D C 



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Tunnicliffe,Ch's 
Tarner, W J 
Wadsworth,VS 
Wadsworth V B 



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Robinson, W S 

Ronald, Jonat'n 

Ronald, Jno W 

Ronald, Wm M 

Rowe, I)r, G G' Walker, Robt 

Ruttan, Jesse W; Walker, Wm 

Sabistun, Robl i VValker, U A 

Saunders, Wm Wanless, John 

Shannon, Jas Waterhouse,DC 



Shewell, Jno T 
Sharp — 
Shaw, Sam 
Smith, M H 
Smith, Jas 
Spaulding, A W 
Sparling, C P 
Stevenson, Jas 
Stewart, Jno 
Stewart, W M 
Stuttatbrd, A J 
Stuttaford,Mme 
Tat, Geo 
Tait, Thos 
Temple, S 
Thompson, Jno 
Truant Officer 
Tewsley, T C 
Thompson, Mrs 
Thompson, J T 
Thompson, T A 
Thornton, John 
Timm, H 
Todd, T W 
Toplis, Charles 
Tout, J E 
Tulloch, Jas J 
Tulloch, Stewa't 



Waters,MrsMA 
Weeks, C 
Welch,Mrs A H 
Welch, A 
Westcott, John 
Wescott, Wm 
Westcott, Geo 
Wey, Joseph 
White, Thos J 
Whitehouse,C J 
Wingfield, J M 
Wilcox, Walter 
Wilson, Fred 
Willmott, Geo 
Wilson, F 
Wiseman, Jos. A 
Winn, Mrs D 
Wood, Michael 
Worth, T P 
Wright, James 
Wright, Geo 
Wright, Robert 
Wylie, Jas D 
Wylie, D B 
Wylie, Mrs M J 
Virtue, Mrs M 
Yearsley, Robt 



Competent judges have estimated that m five years the popula- 
tion of Parkdale will be between 6,000 and 7,000. The sources 
of its future growth are reliable and do not depend upon any 
sudden influx caused by extensive speculation and advertising. 



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Norwich Union of Eng^land, Queen of England and 
Union Fire Insurance Company. 



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The Standard Life Assurance Company, of Edinburgh, 
Scotland, Invested Funds n;.arly $26,000,000. Over 
1,000,000 Special Investment in Canada. 



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LOANS PUT THROUGH AT SH0R2 NOTICE, 



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Parties wishing to Sell or Purchase Property in Parkdale, west and of 
Toronto, or adjacent localities, will find this office more con- 
venient than any City Office, it being immediately in 
the yicinity, and where every information can . , 

be had and parties shown property. , 

South Side Queen St., FARKDALF, ONT. 



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CAPITAL, - $600,000.00, 

With power lo increase to $1,000,000,00. 



Deposit with Dominion Government, (market 

value), $124,711.52, 

Being the Second largest Fire Deposit of any Foreign or Home 
Ii'surance Company in Canada. 



DIRECTORS: 

President — Hon. Alex. Mackenzie, M.P. Vice Pres. — Geo. Greig, Esq. 



Hon. W. McMaster. 
J. G. Scott, Esq. 
L.W.Smith, Esq., D.C.L. 
P. 1). Angus, Esq. 



G. R. R. Cockburn, Esq. 
J. D. Irwin, Esq. 
Robert J affray, Esq. 
S. Noidheimer, Esq. 



John Walker, Esq. London. 



, ONT. 



G. BANKS, Acting Manager. J. C MUSSEN, City Agent. 



IfU.urance agaimt Fire effected at Lowest Curr:>nt Bates. Farm Property 

Insured on very Favorable Terms. 



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BENGOUGH, MOORE & BENGOUGH, 

Printers and Publishers, 

^e^igner^, ^ JngraVer^, ^ gincographer^, 

Stereotypers, L^ithographers, &e., « 

55 and 57 Adelaide Street East, Toronto. 



We have pleasure in informing our numerous friends and customers that we 
have formed a co-partnership, comprising J. W. Bengough, of the late firm 
of Bengough Brothers, and Samuel J. Moore and Thos. Bengough, of the 
late firm of Bengough, Moore & Co. , under the name, style and firm of Ben- 
gough, Moore & Bengough, and are in a position to execute, with prompt- 
ness and at reasonable prices, all kinds of printing and engraving. We possess 
facilities superior to those of any house in Canada for producing engravings 
from original designs, also from photography, lithography and steel. 

Business men will find in our office many advertising novelties of great 
value. In addition to facilities for producing new engravings, we have a large 
and varied stock of plates and cuts, easily adaptable to the wants of cus- 
tomers. 

We are prepared to estimate on printing and artistic work of all kinds. 



i^liif VISITORS WELCOMED. 



We publish GRIP, Canada's independent, satirical and humorous journal, 
$2 per annum in advance-. 'flE SHORTHAND WRITER—a magazine 
for all interested in shorthand, learners and experts ; THE BRITISH- 
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FAMILY FRIEND, and other papers for business men. 

Bengoiign, Moore & Bengough, ' 

55 and 57 Adelaide St. East, Toronto. 

J. W. BENGOUGH, 
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:, Toronto. 



customers that we 
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Bengough, of the 
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ving. We possess 
ducing engravings 
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